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Re: RFC: [MIPS] BCM1480/BCM1480HT remove io_offset

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Subject: Re: RFC: [MIPS] BCM1480/BCM1480HT remove io_offset
From: Bjorn Helgaas <>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:30:42 -0700
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
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On Wednesday 24 February 2010 03:10:53 pm Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 01:38:41PM -0700, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > BCM1480 and BCM1480HT currently offset the Linux ioport space from the
> BCM1480 and BCM1480HT are two hoses on the same chip. Since there is
> only one PCI IO port range, it's probably not a good idea to let
> both busses use the same IO port range. But maybe I'm overlooking
> something.

Oh, I didn't realize these were two parts of the same system.  Guess I
should have realized that from the Makefile, which selects both for
CONFIG_SIBYTE_BCM1x80.  In that case, you definitely don't want the
same I/O port range for both.

Are there registers to control the CPU-to-PCI address translation, or
is it just fixed at:

  PCI ioport = CPU addr - 0x2C000000 (for BCM1480) and
  PCI ioport = CPU addr - 0xDC000000 (for BCM1480HT)?

If you can control the translation, you could define nice CPU-side
I/O port ranges like we do on ia64, e.g.,

  [0x0000000-0x0ffffff] for BCM1480
  [0x1000000-0x1ffffff] for BCM1480HT

That would also allow you to make inb() and friends work on both
hoses by replacing "mips_io_port_base + port" with something like

I guess you could do the same thing even if you can't control the
translation, but the ranges would be a little uglier because they
both have to be relative to the same base, e.g.,

  [0x0000000-0x0ffffff] for BCM1480
  [0xb000000-0xbffffff] for BCM1480HT


P.S.  The only reason I even looked at this was because I want to
remove the IORESOURCE_PCI_FIXED check from pcibios_fixup_device_resources(),
and BCM1480 will see a change because it has non-zero io_offset.

However, I *think* that change (independent of this BCM1480xx kibitzing)
will actually improve legacy IDE support.  Before, pci_setup_device()
would leave things like 0x1f0 in legacy-mode IDE device resources, and
pcibios_fixup_device_resources() would leave them alone instead of
converting them to CPU addresses like 0x2c0001f0.

After the IORESOURCE_PCI_FIXED removal, pcibios_fixup_device_resources()
will do the conversion, which I think is the correct thing on BCM1480xx.

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